Zeidora nesta

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Zeidora nesta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Fissurelloidea
Family: Fissurellidae
Genus: Zeidora
Species: Z. nesta
Binomial name
Zeidora nesta
(Pilsbry, 1890)
Synonyms
  • Clypidina candida A. Adams, 1851
  • Emarginula nesta Pilsbry, 1890 (original combination)
  • Nesta candida A. Adams, 1870
  • Zeidora candida (A. Adams, 1870)

Zeidora nesta is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets and slit limpets.[1][2]

Description[edit]

The size of the shell is 4 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Red Sea, in the Persian Gulf and along Réunion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Zeidora nesta (Pilsbry, 1890). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=577654 on 2012-12-31
  2. ^ Aldea C., Zelaya D.G. & Troncoso J.S. (2011) A new gigantic species of Zeidora Adams, 1860 from Antarctic waters (Gastropoda: Fissurellidae). The Nautilus 125(2): 79-82. (10 June 2011)
  • Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.

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